Religious freedom should not be understood as an exemption from the law or a special privilege, but as a fundamental human right, the Australian Christian Lobby said today.
The comments come after calls by Amnesty International to remove religious exemptions from discrimination laws to strip Christian schools of their right to prefer employees who share their beliefs.Read more
A campaign by the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services called THEY Day is a waste of taxpayer funds and a dangerous experiment of political correctness, said the Australian Christian Lobby.Read more
It wasn’t until I worked for ACL that I realised how much I had gotten away with it.
I simply did not have to tell people that I was a Christian if I didn’t want to.
Whether a new friend, my dentist, or the checkout operator making small talk, I didn’t have to say a word.Read more
No one should be sacked for expressing their personal political opinions online, Martyn Iles Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby said today.
Revelations that Angela Williamson was sacked by Cricket Australia following tweets to her personal twitter serves as a reminder that stifling free speech impacts every Australian.Read more
Doctors will face disciplinary action for voicing opinions that differ from ‘generally accepted’ views under proposed changes to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority Code of Conduct.Read more
Revelations in today's Sunday Telegraph of Medical Board complaints against Dr David van Gend prove that plans to regulate doctors' free speech are dangerous.Read more
We are all aware that schools, universities and politicians in the media are pushing harder to fundamentally change our thinking on gender. But when we as Christians, argue for our beliefs, we face accusations of meanness and cruelty. What does the Bible tell us about this debate?Read more
Generosity, Humility, and Forgiveness in the Classroom – The Case for Religious Instruction in State Schools
Congratulations to Tory Shepherd on her article in the Advertiser Saturday 21 July 2018, which had a cross – the symbol of the generosity, humility and forgiveness of Jesus Christ front and centre. It is the best argument for religious instruction in our state schools.Read more